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Stephen Fry And The Gutenberg Press

Stephen Fry And The Gutenberg Press 2008

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Stephen Fry examines the story behind the first media entrepreneur, printing press inventor Johann Gutenberg. Fry travels across Europe to find out how Gutenberg kept his development work secret, about the role of avaricious investors and unscrupulous competitors and how his approach started a cultural revolution. He then sets about building a copy of Gutenberg\'s press.

Item Type: Off-air recording
Title: Stephen Fry And The Gutenberg Press
Transmission date: 20 September 2008
Channel: BBC2
Running time: 60 minutes
Depositing User: Institutional Repository
Date Deposited: 18 Aug 2011 12:54
Last Modified: 01 Dec 2013 20:41
Additional Information: This recording is to be used only for educational and non-commercial purposes under the terms of the ERA Licence.

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